The Willing meet-up

Yesterday evening The Willing had a meeting in the garden of the Chalk Farm Hotel to talk through some ideas for Willingdon. A lot of interesting ideas were discussed and the most popular were:

A community orchard

We are putting out feelers to various organisations with land to allow us to set this up.

Tree planting.

Local Food Festival
A social event with local food as the centrepiece.

Box share
Putting excess produce (food, plants and unwanted items) out on your step for others to take for free.

Pop-up repair shop including push bike repair.

Composting
See Aiming for Zero food waste post

Bulk buying and sharing
We already have some people sharing washing up liquid/shampoo and hand soap and we are looking for a venue to have a regular “Come and fill-up” morning.

Author: RayB

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